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Bug 59508 - media-video/mplayer kills required CFLAGS
Summary: media-video/mplayer kills required CFLAGS
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: New packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All All
: High normal (vote)
Assignee: media-video herd
Depends on:
Blocks: cflags
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Reported: 2004-08-05 05:04 UTC by Ciaran McCreesh
Modified: 2004-11-08 21:47 UTC (History)
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Description Ciaran McCreesh 2004-08-05 05:04:55 UTC
media-video/mplayer unsets CFLAGS. This causes some rather nasty breakages on certain systems, see bug #59506 (Required CFLAGS being killed metabug) for details.
Comment 1 Matthew Kennedy (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2004-08-05 21:55:57 UTC
Doesn't the ebuild contain why this is the case?
Comment 2 Ciaran McCreesh 2004-08-06 05:02:46 UTC
"Upstream doesn't like it" is no excuse for killing ABI flags. By all means strip out optimisation flags and use upstream's instead if they're going to have a hissy fit otherwise. However, ABI-related flags must be kept or the code produced will be unusable.
Comment 3 Chris White (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2004-11-08 21:47:28 UTC
Hmm, thought I marked this fixed... well anyways, it's fixed and uses custom